Monday, 22 April 2013

Dagrin: 3 Years Down Memory Lane

                                                              LIFE AND DEATH
It's been three years since dagrin [real name olaitan olanipekun] passed on,but the rapper remains on the mind of nigerians r.i.p dagrin we love u bt God loves u most

Birth name - Oladapo Olaitan Olaonipekun (also known as Baracko Grin) was born October 21, 1987 Ogun , Nigeria.
Origin - Ogun , Nigeria
Died - April 23, 2010 (aged 22) Lagos , Nigeria
Hip hop

Rapper , Singer

Vocal , Piano

Years active

Misofunyin Entertainment

Associated acts
M.I , 9ice , Konga , Omawunmi, Rugged Man, Kode , ORITSE FEMI

Oladapo Olaitan Olaonipekun, also known as Dagrin (21 October 1987 – 22 April 2010), was an award winning Nigerian rapper from Ogun , Nigeria. A film of his life entitled Ghetto Dreamz was released in April 2011.

Dagrin's home was in Meiran, Alagbado, Lagos. His style of rapping incorporated Yoruba, English and Pidgin English.
In 2010 he was nominated for the Nigerian Entertainment Awards for Best Album (C.E.O.), Hottest Single "Kondo", Best Rap
Act and Best Collaboration with vocals.

His album C.E.O. (Chief executive Omota English: Chief Executive Gangster) won the Hip hop World Award 2010 for best rap album. From it came the singles "Pon Pon Pon", and "Kondo". Dagrin worked with other Nigerian artists such as Y.Q, 9ice, M.I, Iceberg Slim, Bigiano and Konga. He associated with music producers like Sossick, Dr Frabz, Sheyman, and Frenzy.

He died at the age of 22 on 22 April 2010 after a vehicle accident in Lagos.Nigeria

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